US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer reportedly read the riot act to Chinese delegates during a stand-off in trade negotiations last week. Photo: Bloomberg

Top US negotiator Robert Lighthizer ‘read Chinese the riot act’ to get trade talks back on track, Larry Kudlow says

  • US trade representative was not pleased when deputy-level negotiations hit an impasse last week, according to the White House economic adviser
  • Kudlow appeared optimistic during an interview on CNBC, citing ‘terrific’ progress in talks
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer reportedly read the riot act to Chinese delegates during a stand-off in trade negotiations last week. Photo: Bloomberg
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Beijing officials have been told to make preparations for a summit at Mar-a-Lago between Xi Jinping and Donald Trump a priority. Photo: Getty

China makes Mar-a-Lago summit a priority as US trade war talks continue

  • While negotiators work towards final agreement, preparations are under way for the next meeting between President Xi Jinping and US counterpart Donald Trump
  • Still ‘big gaps’ between the two sides on technology transfers and other structural issues
Topic |   US-China relations

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Beijing officials have been told to make preparations for a summit at Mar-a-Lago between Xi Jinping and Donald Trump a priority. Photo: Getty
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